Weronika T. Adrian, PhD (wta@agh.edu.pl, www) is an assistant professor at the Department of Applied Computer Science, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering, AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Poland. Her research interests cover theory and practice of semantic technologies, knowledge graphs, logic programming and stream reasoning. She (co-)authored over 50 publications about KRR methods and Knowledge Engineering (the complete list is available in the AGH bibliographic system). Selected publications can be browsed in the Researcher ID and DBLP systems.

She obtained her PhD in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Calabria (Italy), followed by a 2-year postdoctoral contract in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, in the group of Prof. Nicola Leone. Dr Adrian has been involved in several national and international R&D projects: HeKatE, BIMLOQ, INDECT, Prosecco, Knowrex, S2BDW; and EU programs: Knowledge and Practice, it2edu, SPiN. She is a laureate of the first edition of “Top 500 Innovators” within which she completed a program in Science-Management-Commercialization at Stanford University (for more information please see a testimonial at SCPD Website or read the blog).

Adrian has been active in the startup community and promotes cooperation between business and academia. She co-founded The Creativity and Innovation Lab Foundation that develops and teaches methods of creativity and entrepreneurship within which she was a leader, mentor, organizer and trainer. She is a founder member of the Polish Artificial Intelligence Society and a former member of IEEE.

Further links: WTA @ Linkedin